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Crate Vs Pannier Pseudoscience - Isaac (or Isabella) Newtons to the rescue
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago 10 hours ago.

Das Damen Deaths
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Started this discussion. Last reply by SlowCoachOnTheRoad 15 hours ago.

How do you leave east side 606?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Philip Iplixian Jun 11.

Things we buy that make biking the pleasure principle
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Started this discussion. Last reply by BertG Apr 29.

Safe to ride Jackson on West Side?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Mar 16.

How are you keeping warm?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Dec 21, 2019.

Recycling old helmets

Started Nov 28, 2019

Go left of parking buses
3 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by N It 2 Win It 2.0 Nov 29, 2019.

Use the whole lane if you need to!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Jun 5, 2019.

Where to enter a bike lane suggestion?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Kastigar Jun 5, 2019.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Crate Vs Pannier Pseudoscience - Isaac (or Isabella) Newtons to the rescue
"I think that's right, although I struggled more with a cross-wind with front panniers.  But the milk crate with holes is so aero!  "
10 hours ago
SlowCoachOnTheRoad replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Apologies for my use of murder.  Didn't mean to imply intention, just a needless death of A by another human B.  I agree the word was too strong.  I was more trying to focus on whether this is something we could have avoided.…"
15 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Not sure what you are trying to say here Tony. Just pointing out that you saying "suicide" was a strong choice as well. So technically, you do "throw around rhetoric" to make your point about rhetoric.  This is a website for…"
19 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Yet using words like "suicide" is ok? I think strong word choice is a two-way street."
20 hours ago
David P. replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Crate Vs Pannier Pseudoscience - Isaac (or Isabella) Newtons to the rescue
"It makes no difference how you load your rear wheel - the load on the wheel is the same."
20 hours ago
David P. replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Crate Vs Pannier Pseudoscience - Isaac (or Isabella) Newtons to the rescue
20 hours ago
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"To be exact, the article says the *driver* told police he had a yellow (and claimed the road was too slippery for him to stop in time to avoid the crash.)"
22 hours ago
ketoguychicago replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Those are important points you make TonyP. "
yesterday
SlowCoachOnTheRoad replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Future of The Chainlink
"I'd be sad to see the forum go but I totally understand and wish you and the site the best for the future. I don't feel like a biking expert but I am a published writer and would not rule out writing articles of interest.  I think…"
yesterday
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
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SlowCoachOnTheRoad replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Future of The Chainlink
"Sorry, I'm late to this thread as I haven't been reading the Forum for a while.  It will be sad to lose the Forum, although it is true I probably on post a dozen or so times in the years I've been reading this site. …"
Sep 24
Philip Iplixian replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion How do you leave east side 606?
"The east terminus of the 606 dumps you onto N. Marshfield Ave. Cortland has recently been improved from Marshfield east to Elston. It's repaved with repainted green bike lanes. Unfortunately, after a heavy rain, Cortland eastbound bike lane…"
Jun 11
BertG replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Things we buy that make biking the pleasure principle
"I recently installed an Origin8 front rack on my Marin Gestalt! I love it so much. It makes grocery shopping so much easier since I can stack the heavy groceries or six-pack on it with a cargo net to hold it in place. I also use my huge Timbuk2…"
Apr 29
Elwood Gruschow replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Things we buy that make biking the pleasure principle
"I am purchasing a MSA comfo 2 respirator.  It is big it is ugly, but I hope it does the job.  In heavy breathing my cloth masks leak around all sides.  I have not been outside since March 17th and am planning to go out June 4th.…"
Apr 29
Paul Lazzaro replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion How do you leave east side 606?
"You have to take Cortland across Ashland.  That is one shitty intersection.  But once across that, Cortland is OK."
Apr 24

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